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Sep 8, 2010 6:49pm PDT
are dipping into their 401(k) accounts before retirement. financial planners say that should be a last resort, because of penalties and taxes. but tonight's "money file" has a slightly different view. here's eric schurenberg, editor- in-chief at and editorial director at >> in the past 12 months, one in every nine 401(k) participants has borrowed from his or her retirement plan. that's more people raiding nest eggs than at any time in the past 10 years, and it has occasioned all kinds of hand- wringing from financial advisers. now i'd be the last guy to encourage you to borrow unnecessarily. but sometimes you need a loan, and these days, a 401(k) might be your best source. with minimal fees and no credit check, you can borrow up to half your vested stash, or $50,000. the interest is around 4.25% these days. best of all, you pay the that interest back into your own account-- you pay yourself, in other words. so you could reach retirement with as much in your 401(k) as if you'd never borrowed, but you have to be disciplined. first, make sure you've weighed the altern
Sep 28, 2010 11:00am PDT
of the project that are fca funded, many of them using crop k. we kick off the san francisco transportation plan with additional members for the community advisory committee and applications that are due on october 1 and anyone interested should check the web site, or call 522-4800. on the transportation plan. we are actively working on the sustainability efforts strategy, thursday we will be hosting a leadership roundtable with participation from several members of this board looking at the big issues that are coming up related to greenhouse gas reduction in the air resources board approving targets on thursday for sb375 a capital reduction target for 2015 of 15% per capita by 2035, which are ambitious targets keenly interested in the counterparts to these goals. that is what we are tracking seven street resurfacing project amounting to about $2.2 million, which is an unusual piece of news, pulling the money down to the next project, last so they can get done. the department of public works has been able to advance the initial projects in the program, reconstruction projects, which is essential
Sep 8, 2010 7:00am PDT
already been moved and seconded. role call, please. >> except for items k 2, k 3 and k 10. are >> and that is a nay vote on those three? >> that is a nay vote on those three. >> thank you. we have a couple for discussion. i have first 2-b on commissioner norton. >> that was mine. i just wanted to receiver that to get an answer to the question that was raised by mr. kelly about the money that was taken out of the child development program. >> yes, i would be happy to answer that question. the child development program created two teacher on special assignment positions this year. one teacher on special assignment for early literacy program services and another for kindergarten transition specialist. both positions are in the child development program for this year. >> so those t.s.a.'s will be directly supporting teachers within the child development program and other staff? >> that is correct. >> as a follow-up, if it were not true, it would look different? the budget transfer would be from one department to another if it were not. as i read this, just to make sure i'm rea
Sep 16, 2010 12:30am PDT
of the visit to britain after making derogatory comments about the u.k. in a magazine interview. peace is possible. the u.s. middle east envoy says israeli and palestinian leaders have made progress on the issue of jewish settlements. making our way down the indus river, we continue our coverage on pakistan's floods down and how the survivors are pairing. tens of thousands of mexicans celebrate their independence from spain 200 years ago. welcome to bbc news, broadcasting to our viewers in the u.k. and around the world. a senior papal adviser has pulled out of the pope's visit to the u.k. after making critical comments about the country in a magazine article. cardinal kasper said arriving at heathrow airport is like entering a third world country. he also claimed there was a new and aggressive atheism in britain. he said illness and not the interview was the reason behind his withdrawal. the pope's visit begins in scotland in a few hours time. >> colonel walter casper is a vatican insiders. he has been a senior aide to pope benedict for a decade. his role is to promote christian unity.
Sep 4, 2010 4:30pm PDT
,480,803 in prop k funds with conditions to municipal transportation agency for 6 requestis, subject to the attached fiscal year cash flow distribution schedules. this is an action item. >> good afternoon. the request totals 3.4 million dollars, leveraging over $13.4 million in prop k funds, better than expected in the expenditure plan. these projects have been funded by past prop k allocations. you will see those in particular for projects where we recommendm multi-phase allocations where the design phase is straightforward. the first project is for $3.1 million for the automatic fare collection program, the clipper fare collection system, the bay area's translink card. by fall of 2011, clipper will by the exclusive payment system, so all transfers and the transition plan, shown on page 64 on your packet so you can get an idea of the schedule for implementation of the project. this is a two-phase project, managed by mtc, who holds the operate and maintain contract, and there is an mou in place for phase 1, for phase 1 systems, so the mou will be amended to encompass these two, the s
Sep 28, 2010 8:00pm PDT
[roll call] >> i had a no on one of the items, k12. >> thank you, commissioner. >> next our consent calendar resolutions that were severed for discussion. we have two tonight, k1 and k14. k1 has been polled by commissioner wynns. we had a discussion about this on our last meeting at the 14th. i do not know if there are different questions tonight. you free to ask them. -- feel free to ask them. plan. what i got actually was a spread sheet that lists a small number of straightively approved contracts only, which total $116,150. i don't think that is our professional development resources, nor is there anything that refers to any strategy related to this. this is inadequate as best, and i am still unprepared for support -- unprepared to support this for the same reasons as two weeks ago. >> i want to echo commissioner wynns comes and make an additional comment. we are paying for half of this with unrestricted funds. we had someone here begging for $46,000 to restore their literacy program. i really question whether we are doing -- whether we are implementing this contract in any kind
Sep 2, 2010 1:00am PDT
that item 10.2k be severed. this has to do with establishing a bus zone to 75 feet easterly. other than that, there have been no requests by the public. >> 10.1 also as well. so that leaves the remaining consent calendar. >> 10.2 minus k and then the rest of the consent calendar. >> is there a motion? >> move to approve. >> all in favor say aye. ok. let's go to the other two. >> 10.1. >> i don't know how much of this we can discuss publically but it concerns the safety-discipline report we get on a few of these items is incomplete. we just ushered mr. haley out. >> let's do the other one first. >> 10.2k has to do with traffic modification to establish a bus zone on 24th street 75 feet easterly. this was severed by a member of the public, charles riggs. >> good afternoon. >> good afternoon board members. i am charles riggs. my opportunity to address your item k. the specific issue -- that's all right. i will wait. >> start again, sir. >> once again, i am charles riggs. i am speaking on behalf of my neighbors and residents in the east mission area in the boundaries of the neighborhood that i g
Sep 8, 2010 6:36pm PDT
. the f.t. report says the claim follows a five-month investigation by the u.k.'s financial regulator into goldman's overseas business. it was launched in april, after the securities and exchange commission charged goldman with misleading investigators. the bank was fined $500 million by u.s. regulators, but the "u- u.k. fine is not solely based on that controversial abacus transaction, but overall business practices in the u.k. >> tom: with financial taking the lead again, but this time it was on the upside. lots going on, so let's get everybody updated, susie, in tonight's "market focus." >> tom: investors were able to shrug off the federal reserve's regional economic assessment showing slower growth. it was back to the economically sensitive sectors of finance and industrial stocks, with each of those sector e.t.f.'s up 1%. investors shunned more defensive and dividend-paying utility stocks. that e.t.f. off 0.5%. on the weak side, visa was the biggest loser among s&p 500 stocks. analysts at bank of america merrill lynch worry visa may see its margins drop because of the financial r
Sep 28, 2010 6:00pm PDT
norton: i would like to sever 14. >> i would like to sever k1. >> seeing none, we have severed k1 and k14. next is item h. it has already been moved and seconded. may we have a brief report from the chair? commissioner wynns: i reported at the last meeting. >> is also televised, right? it was not televised. we have a reading. >> good evening, commissioners and the superintendent. i am going to read the substitute motion. the requested action is, pursuant to the policy, the board of education of the san francisco unified school district hereby approved the design for new attendance areas for elementary schools, an extension for implementation,
Sep 21, 2010 10:00pm PDT
, recommended allocation of up to $594,076 in crop k funds with conditions for five requests subject to the attached fiscal year cash flow distribution schedules and amendments of the bicycle circulation and safety five-year prioritization program. >> please come to us at any time to make a request for prop k. this item starts on page 26 or so of your packet, but i will walk through the attachments quickly so that you can ask questions from the audience. pages 30 and 31, there is one request for the citation upgrade project and guideways projects. a surprisingly new piece of infrastructure build up in 1982, but out commission in 1985 by a lightning strike, powering part of the line and probably not your most exciting project but definitely one that is needed. construction, the funds are already line of and have come back to us for the request. peter cannon made my next part easier, we have three bicycle related requests. bicycle facilities implementation, of reach, and bike to work day. briefly, the bicycle injunction was finally lifted, so included in your packets on page 34 is a li
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Sep 28, 2010 11:00am EDT
's rogue nuclear program. now we are getting word that yet another hater of america wants his n u.k. es too, there he is, venezuela president hugo chavez says his country is exploring nuclear energy, and quote they are not going to stop us. a major drug bust in san diego, who was taken down and what they were planning to sell on our streets next. ready to try something new? campbell's has made changes. adding lower sodium sea salt to more soups. plus five dollars in coupons to get you started. campbell's condensed soup. pass it on. campbell's.® it's amazing what soup can do.™ jenna: we're continuing to follow this developing story out of austin, texas, a shooting at the university of texas at the library there. harris just got off the phone with campus police. harris, what did you learn. >> reporter: the university is officially closed at this time. the spokesperson told me that they will stay in a sheltered mode. which means anybody on campus is to stay inside, doors locked, do not leave the building. they don't want anybody new on campus that they have to account for when they look wha
Sep 7, 2010 7:00am PDT
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Sep 9, 2010 11:00am PDT
start, i've had the great honor to - i love to talk at schools. k through graduate school and one question i ask children in america is i ask them how many of you have talked great detail to your grandparents or elders or fore father's about world war ii or the depression or vietnam or civil rights movement, or perhaps if your parents or grandparents came from another country and settled here what it's like. only five to ten percent of the ands come up. if i asked that same question in afghanistan or pakistan or africa 90% of ands come up and i think the as great tragedy we've lost that oral tradition and a rich tradition about folklore and heritage and faith and heritage. to honor that today i'd like to share with you a little story. it's a hard cover book that came out in march of 2006. anybody have a hard cover. wave it up here. you might not want it after i say this. i got to pick the title. three cups of tea but viking told me they would pick the subtitle and they picked one man mission to fight terrorism one school at a time. i objected because obviously there's- ways to fig
Sep 11, 2010 6:30am PDT
, that that work was not able to be completed before the start of school. the pre-k kids are housed at their former site at cobb. we are desperately and as quickly as possible trying to get the agreement of the three public agencies involved, which is the state architect, the local fire marshall and the pre-k licensing people to all understand what the issue is. so given all that, the rush is the programs are disrupted until we can combine them, and we are about eight days out, and the cost is higher than we anticipated. >> thank you. we often talk -- lots of times when something happens that we choirs -- requires a quick response, everybody thinks something terrible has happened. the public needs to understand that these things happen, and sometimes it is our responsibility to respond to it in this way. i am grateful that we have staff we can trust to take care of this and that we are able -- your department is able to address it. >> i would like to say i appreciate his effort in trying to rectify the issues that all these inspectors are demanding. myself going through several licensing processes
Sep 4, 2010 4:00am PDT
to turn to the middle school feeder pattern. each of the 72 elementary schools, each of the k-5 middle schools will feed into a middle school. not all 72 of them. some of them are k.a. all k-5 schools are assigned a middle school. and they're listed on the sheet that's in the f.a.q. handout as well as in a stand-alone sheet. one of the things i learned, by the way, while working on this is that san francisco doesn't seem to have a uniform way of naming its schools or listing its schools by name. and if you can't find your school on this list, think about other names that go by. if it's someone's first and last name, you could fit under the first name. star king is listed under star king, for example. it's done in ways so that people can identify them. if you can't find your school on the list, try to be creative about how it might have been listed. how it could be arranged in this alphabetical order, either by first name or last name, or by some other name, like diablo. it's under c.i.s. the feeder patterns may be contiguous, and many of them are, but in some cases students will need t
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Sep 28, 2010 4:00am EDT
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Sep 9, 2010 6:00pm EDT
their nest eggs locked up in 401(k)'s are being forced to raid those plans in order to pay bills now. chief washington correspondent jim angle reports on the sacrifice of long-term stability for short-term necessity. >> reporter: the rough economy is taking its toll, pushing a record number of people to take money out of their retirement plan. >> i would say the number one reason is a foreclosure. what you have is, you have two income families, one person loses their job and both people's income was necessary to make the mortgage payment. >> reporter: this july marked the 17th consecutive month that foreclosure activity exceeded 300,000 homes. beth mccue of fidelity says that's had a key reason more people are tapping their 401(k)'s. >> the last six months we did see an up tick in loan requests to prevent a foreclosure. >> reporter: an uptick from about 20% to 22% of 401(k) participants. there are two ways to pull money out of 401(k)'s. one is simply to borrow from your own savings. >> 401(k) loans are accessible compared to any other individual credit to this point. it's more available
Sep 1, 2010 5:00pm PDT
. they of search and rescue crews, k-9 unit and helicopters scouring the area. he >> is intricately involved in the case in the investigation he still is missing. we are concerned about his safety. >> and police have not been able to tell us what they found a outside but white cadillac that they have been out here for several hours searching. the rescue mission continuous and he is still reported as misleading. kron4 news >> our coverage of the multiple murders continues on this newscast and online. we have every breaking detail on this story just log onto kron4 news. com >> it is even more of their today we have spent nine be spread through the bay area. the coastline is the only place that is not as hot. the details on the holiday tomorrow. be back in just a bit. now to the latest on the free men officer who shot last week and oakland. he's at highland hospital and he is still recovering from a shootout with the suspect last week. his recovery is the aid of hundreds of people who donated blood. >> he called santa clara home and abroad really rolled up their collective sleeve to help speed
Sep 21, 2010 12:00pm EDT
that in their spare time to be working with my childre'. >> parents are being asked to come forward if they have any k6l(lc@&c+ a preliminarw>> natasha peátigrn ki&led during a hit and run. she was riding her bike early sunday morning. her mother says she plans to hold a vigil for her daughter leaders this week. police are investigating a homicide that took place overnight. police responded to the scene at 3:30 this morning. they found franklin hill lying on the ground suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. he was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. >>> the woman accused of driving strong and hitting to college students is now facing a new charge. the u.s. attorney's office is now charging shamika adams with voluntary manslaughter. adams had up blood alcohol level nearly twice the legal limit. push in the district. it is part of a new crackdown to get people to put down the pho'e when they are behind the wheel. brianne carter has the story. >> distracted drivers behind the wheel -- you see it everywhere. while some claim it is necessary, new numbers show it is dondangerous. >> hoping
Sep 19, 2010 1:30pm PDT
to withdraw. it's item 109-14-k 1 on page 74. >> any items for first reading by the board? any items severed by the board for discussion tonight? commissioner wynns. commissioner wynns: i'd like to sever 88, k 14 on page 101 and k-16 on page 105. president kim: i'm sorry, eight, 13, 14 and 16. ok. any others? seeing none, a roll call will take place under section o. item eight, superintendent proposals, and item i, board member proposals, there are none tonight. item j. request to speak before general matters. we are doing this before 7:00. and we have two speakers. miss plat and mr. bruni. >> good evening members of the board, superintendent, ladies and gentlemen. my name is linda plaque. i'm the executive vice president of the united educators of san francisco. and i wanted to speak to you tonight about the issue of the pera retirement system. uesf has high expectations that we will rapidly conclude the process of revamping the paraprofessional retirement plan. it's really not a retirement plan, it's a very, very bad system that provides very little in the way of compensation for our long-
Sep 12, 2010 4:00am PDT
which sites are most in need and use these funds along with some prop k sales tax funds to fix as many of those sites as we can. the curved ramp work -- we have received requests from members of the public. we work with the mayor's office of disability to determine a list of locations that need curb ramps that either do not have them or that have curved ramps that are not up to current standards, and again, we prioritize, and we use the tda funds for planning or design, and generally, we use, pr -- we use our prop k money for planning and design. we would be using our prop k money to construct the ones we have designed with the tda funds. supervisor chu: great, and if we could have a representative of the mta to come. there are any specific projects you could speak about. >> good morning, supervisors. as mentioned in the presentation, there are two different activities that are generally being funded through the transportation development act, and one of them is state education and outreach programs. those programs include us developing safety brochures, supplies, the maps, the helmet
Sep 4, 2010 5:00pm PDT
. >> item 10. recommend appropriation of $790,000 in prop k funds, with conditions, for planning, conceptual engineering and environmental studies for the better market street project, subject to the attached fiscal year cash flow distribution schedule. >> please to be here this morning with colleagues from several agencies to we will introduce shortly. this is a request for the launch of a better market street project. authorities, in collaboration with other city agencies, have been working on a plan to improve markets short term and longer-term initiatives. the project would be a look at the longer-term opportunities to revitalize the corridor and improve the multi modal functions for all users, particularly all pedestrians and bicyclists. the plan and design improvements we are talking about would be coordinated and would be plan to be implemented with the 2015 repaving project. the request is for $790,000 in prop k funding for efforts to complement the city's!l and to form a team for conceptual design and initiate the environmental review process for the eventual 2015 project. prop k fu
Sep 30, 2010 4:00pm PDT
of the city's top biography, its urban typography. z>Ñ--)k topogrophy. ret+tjp(hy that is created by this, jagged peaks and valleys, is similar to the peaks and3rku. is import we honor the general quality of this as it tapers j6from the financial district dn to the waterfront, into the northeast sectionvzÑ of our cit. even along the waterfront itself,2[ defined by the hotels, plaza,7 the neighborhood. looking at this in detail,dm tht little yellow swish is that we are talking about. you can see how it fits within the larger context in terms of its relationship to urban form. 4khere we are looking down on e site from the water. you can seevív how this projects massed in a way that brings the waterfront of to meet'"ç the financial district. on the other way, steps down to meet the neighborhood. itc! is anchored at the north ad by the pacific park. to the recreational park, finally to the/ dwelling units n the site. nebraska waterfront embarcadero study recommended northeast water from embarcadero study recommended certain things. to be more clear]w about it, if you simply shade in whit
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